If you watch or listen to Ashley Bloomfield on the 1 pm Covid update, he is encouraging all of us to use the QR Codes (Quick Response) every time you enter a business or shop. This is great and quick if you have a smart phone with the Covid-19 Apps loaded.
John, the coordinator of U3A’s Computer Chatter group thought it could be handy for all U3A Members (as yet without a phone) if comments were listed about available phones, their cost and the monthly running cost. He sent out an email to members of his groups and here are three responses so far.
The more costly the Phone the better camera (more features) and more data storage. All these phones are good for website searching as well as voice calls.
1 iPhone 6S $499, bought 21 months ago, $16 / 28 days Skinny plan, 1.25 monthly GB Rollover data, 200 monthly Rollover minutes, Unlimited texts , easy use for Covid-19 QR Code. Good camera, Good storage
2 Huawei Nova 2 lite $250 bought 18 months ago, Vodafone Pay as you go plan, data used where wi-fi is free, texts, easy use for Covid-19 QR Code, Camera fine, storage fine.
3 iPhoneX $1,200, bought 27 months ago,$19/month 2degrees plan 1.25 monthly GB Rollover data, 200 monthly Rollover minutes, Unlimited texts, easy use for Covid-19 QR Code. V Good camera, V Good storage. Extra features.
Interested in contributing to this survey? Email John at [email protected]